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Satellite Operations Engineer

Company: Xplore Inc.
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description ABOUT XPLORE Xplore offers Space as a Service, providing data as a service, sensors as a service and satellites as a service to collect data from space that provides commercial, intelligence and climate solutions for its customers. The company is accelerating hardware development of the Xcraft, Xplores high-capability satellite data collection platform, at its state-of-the-art 22,000 sq ft satellite manufacturing facility in Redmond, WA.Visit: https://www.xplore.com Xplore has multiple flight programs in progress and is currently recruiting innovative space professionals. Employees at Xplore enjoy competitive benefits and a friendly work environment. Openings currently include operations and engineering roles. Applicants may visit Xplores career page for details. Visit: https://www.xplore.com/careers.html LOCATION Redmond, WA POSITION Satellite Operations Engineer As Xplore's Satellite Operations Engineer, you will work closely with hardware engineers and software engineers writing and testing procedures used to safely and reliably operate spacecraft in orbit. If you have operated a successful cubesat on orbit; you are the perfect person for this role Responsibilities will include: Execute procedures and monitor system health during both the launch and operation of our first production satellite Investigate anomalies and work with the engineering team to resolve them Familiarity with data analysis methods Basic understanding of satellite subsystems (hardware and software) Automate manual processes through scripting and software tools Desired skills and experience: LEO constellation conceptualization, development, and iteration (using STK and other software) XGEO orbital analysis, especially in cislunar space Operated a successful cubesat on orbit Ground coverage for gateways and TT&C, including first order link analysis Development of end-to-end data throughout models for different payload configurations, look angles, antenna sizes, etc. Development of capacity models for various payload configurations and constellation sizes based on revisit capabilities Evaluate, recommend, and implement ground systems solutions, including managed services Develop and execute the flight operations plan Requirements Required skills and experience: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, ideally Aerospace, Systems, or Electrical Engineering 3 years of relevant experience Experience with systems engineering for a spacecraft Experience with several of the following: CONOPS development, spacecraft functional analyses, requirements decomposition and definition, modeling and simulation, trade studies, risk management, reliability engineering, orbital mechanics, launch and space environments, fault tolerant systems, spacecraft assembly and test, and technical budget management Benefits Health Care Plan Retirement Plan Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays) Stock Option Plan EEO/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Xplore is an equal opportunity employer; employment with Xplore is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This employer participates in E-Verify. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. All persons hired will be required to be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Keywords: Xplore Inc., Redmond , Satellite Operations Engineer, Engineering , Redmond, Washington

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